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Name: Montague Mellersh

Burial Number: 0479

Gender: Male

Occupation: Brewer

Born: 00/5/1864

Died: 15/11/1905

Buried: 18/11/1905

Story

Montague Neale Mellersh was baptised on 4th May 1864 at St. Mark’s, Reigate. When he was 7yrs. old he had 5 siblings, Matilda 8, Percy 4, Janet 2, Florence 1 and Edwin 2 months. He lived with his father, Frederick, 43yrs, a Brewer and Coal Merchant, employing 18 men, and his mother, Matilda 36yrs, nee Neale, at Reigate Road, Surrey, they employed 3 domestic servants. As a teenager, Montague attended Judd House, a private school in Tunbridge, Kent.
In 1887, aged 23yrs, he married Lucy C. Sergeant, 22yrs, at St. Matthew’s, Redhill, on 13th July. Montague was also a Brewer in Reigate and he and Lucy had 3 children, Dorothy, Ida, and Oswald. By 1901 they had moved to Worthing and lived at Puckaster, Grand Avenue, employing 2 domestic servants.
Montague Neale Mellersh died, aged 41yrs, on 15th November 1905 at Puckaster, Grand Avenue.
Probate was granted to his widow, Lucie Charlotte and Charles Attersol Smith, Solicitor. His effects of £8138 14s 4d – value 2020 – £996K.
His death certificate gave the cause of death as “Acute Phlebitis 2 months. Cardiac Embolism 1 hour. Syncope”.

Researcher: Maggie Martin

The Grave

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Location in Cemetery

Area: SWS Row: 2 Plot: 16

Exact Location (what3words): slams.pose.beard

Ashes or Urn: Unknown

Headstone

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Inscription:

Montague Neale Mellersh died November 15th 1905 aged 41 "His end was peace"

Further Information

Birth

Name: Montague Neale Mellersh

Gender: Male

Born: 00/5/1864

Town: Reigate

County: Surrey

Country: England

Marriage

Maiden Name: Not applicable

Marriage Date: 13/7/1887

Spouse First Name: Lucy

Spouse Second Name: C

Spouse Last Name: Sergeant

Town of Marriage: Redhill

County of Marriage: Surrey

Country of Marriage: England

Information at Death

Date of Death: 15/11/1905

Cause of death: Acute Phlebitis, 23 months; Cardiac Embolism 1 hour; Syncope

Address line 1: Puckaster

Address line 3: Grand Avenue

Town: Worthing

County: Sussex

Country: England

Obituary

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Personal Effects

Money left to others: £8138 14 s 4 d

Current value of effects: £996000

Census Information

1871

Montague Neale Mellersh was 7yrs. old he had 5 siblings, Matilda 8, Percy 4, Janet 2, Florence 1 and Edwin 2 months. He lived with his father, Frederick, 43yrs, a Brewer and Coal Merchant, employing 18 men, and his mother, Matilda 36yrs, nee Neale, at Reigate Road, Surrey, they employed 3 domestic servants.

1881

Aged 17yrs, Montague was a Boarder at Judd School, Tunbridge Wells, Kent.

1891

Montague was a Brewer in Reigate and he and Lucy had 2children, Dorothy 5, and Ida 2, they employed 2 domestic servants.

1901

The family had moved to Worthing and lived at Puckaster, Grand Avenue. Montague, 37yrs, was a Dairyman Employer, Lucie, 36yrs, Ida, 11yrs, and Oswald, 8yrs; they employed 2 domestic servants.

Miscellaneous Information

Mellersh & Neale Brewery, Advert 1906

Mellersh & Neale Brewery, Reigate 1906